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Laryngology Specialists in Turkey

Hospitals and medical centers in Turkey who have Laryngology specialists.
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Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Laryngology is available at Anadolu Medical Center

Listed ENT specialist:

Dr. Sertaç Yetişer MD

Otorhinolaryngology

Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Laryngology is available at Medipol Mega University Hospital

14 listed ENT specialists:

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Prof. Dr. Mustafa Bülent Şerbetçioğlu

ENT and Audiology Specialist

Prof. Dr. Celil Uslu

ENT, Head and Neck Surgery Specialist

Avcilar Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

** Prices here are average prices and depend on patients' medical conditions. For cases requiring longer hospitalisation, extra days will be priced separately.

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Laryngology is available at Avcilar Hospital

3 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. Burhan Kocamal

ENT (Ear Nose & Throat) Specialist

Prof. Dr. Hakan Göçmen

ENT (Ear Nose & Throat) Specialist

Liv Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Liv Hospital is the only institution in Turkey co-authorized Center of Excellence Accreditation in colorectal surgery, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and provides advanced technology and treatments to its international patients with its 159 bed capacit

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Laryngology is available at Liv Hospital

Listed ENT specialist:

Prof. Dr. İsmet Aslan

Otolaryngologist

Memorial Antalya Hospital

A modern JCI accredited hospital located in Antalya, with 80 physicians spread across most medical specialties. The international patients department assists foreign patients with transportation, insurance, Visa arrangements, translation and more.

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Laryngology is available at Memorial Antalya Hospital

Florence Nightingale Istanbul Hospital

Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital is one of the few leading health care institutions, which combines state-of-the-art medical technologies with a large and experienced team and the excellent service approach adopted in all of its operations.

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Laryngology is available at Florence Nightingale Istanbul Hospital

4 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. Tugce Turker Botanlioglu

Ear, Nose & Throat

Dr. Gaffar Aslan

Ear, Nose & Throat

Istanbul Memorial Hospital

Was the first hospital in Turkey to receive the JCI accreditation. It is also a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA).

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Laryngology is available at Istanbul Memorial Hospital

Yeditepe University Hospital

A modern hospital which was opened in 2005, with a wide array of medical services, and a special department for international patients.

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Laryngology is available at Yeditepe University Hospital

5 listed ENT specialists:

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Prof. Cem Devge

Ear Nose Throat Diseases

Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital

Kadıköy Florence Nightingale Hospital provides services in all specialties with its inpatient and outpatient, diagnosis, treatment and emergency service facilities and fully-equipped polyclinics.

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Laryngology is available at Kadikoy Florence Nightingale Hospital

6 listed ENT specialists:

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Dr. Ahmet Bozkurt

Ear, Nose & Throat

Dr. Emre Altug Yucel

- Cochlear Implantation
- Push-Neck Surgery
- Otology

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About Laryngology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is Laryngology?

Laryngology is a branch of medicine which involves injuries and sicknesses of the larynx, often referred to as the voice box. Laryngology as well addresses voice disorders and treatments. The larynx is located in the neck and houses the vocal cords. The larynx is essential in the body's generation of sound.


What does a laryngologist do?

A laryngologist is a doctor with a specific interest in illnesses of the larynx and voice disorders. Laryngology is a subspecialty of otolaryngology that relates to the treatment of the throat, ears, and nose. Laryngologists, and Otolaryngologists are usually known as ENT (ear, nose, and throat), doctors.


What are some of the illnesses that affecting the larynx?

Many disorders of the larynx may be due to injury or strain to the vocal cords by way of speaking too low or too loudly, smoking, throat clearing, singing, excessive talking, screaming, or coughing. Finally, regular vocal misuse and abuse vocal can lead to lasting changes in vocal function and probably the loss of voice.


Disorders due to overuse, abuse, or misuse are:
  • Laryngitis 
  • Vocal cord polyps
  • Vocal cord hemorrhage
  • Expert voice disorders
  • Laryngeal papillomatosis
  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD)
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Laryngeal stenosis
  • Dysphagia
  • Vocal cord nodules

How are illnesses of the larynx diagnosed?
  • Illnesses of the larynx are often by an otolaryngologist or laryngologist. The person will first carry out a physical examination that includes a scope test to visualize the larynx throat and larynx. Based on your symptoms, other examinations will likely be required. These are an additional endoscopic test, X-rays, or a biopsy (if cancer is suspected). In certain scenarios, they might as well order a laryngeal electromyography (LEMG), to assess the nerve input to the laryngeal muscles and may offer prognostic and diagnostic information about the recovery of vocal fold function.
  • To diagnose conditions of vocal misuse like nodules, polyps, or cyst a laryngologist will even inspect the vocal cords using a scope. Further tests which may be carried out to diagnose issues with the larynx are MRIs and CT scans.

How are illnesses of the larynx treated?
  • Treatments for illnesses that affect the larynx differ based on your diagnosis. Treatment for illnesses brought about by vocal overuse, abuse, or misuse, might be as easy as resting the voice. Singing or voice therapy may also be advised. This is done by a speech-language pathologist.
  • Chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgery or a combination of them can be used to cure laryngeal cancer. Surgery may be needed to treat a cyst, nodules, or polyps.
  • Treatment for illnesses of the larynx vocal cords and larynx vocal cords are highly personal, based on a profession, condition, and age. Your doctor will take all these into considerations to make a personal treatment plan.

What can be done to prevent illnesses of the larynx?
  • Stopping smoking and reducing alcohol consumption might help prevent laryngeal cancer.
  • Taking proper care not to strain the voice by way of too much misuse or use may prevent illnesses like nodules and polyps. This is particularly vital for singers or people like lawyers and teachers, who spend most of their day talking. Maintaining physical fitness, taking the time to rest your voice, and manage irritating factors like reflux or allergy may help a lot in preventing these illnesses.
  • It is essential to remember that many conditions affecting the larynx are curable if you seek medical attention once you first detect your symptoms. Failing to do so might imply lasting damage to the larynx and voice.

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